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Doctor insights on: Treating Low Sex Drive After Oopherectomy

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What can I do for a low sex drive after oopherectomy?

What can I do for a low sex drive after oopherectomy?

Possibly hormones: For surgical menopause following oopherectomy, sometimes hormones are used to restore libido, lubrication, etc. Hormones are not always indicated or safe, so discuss his with your doctor. ...Read more

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Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


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Is it normal to have a low sex drive after having three c sections?

Is it normal to have a low sex drive after having three c sections?

Possibly: Although I've never personally had a c-section, I can tell you that my wife was uncomfortable after her c-section. Beyond that, you've got at least 1, possibly up to 3 young children at home. That can be exhausting, further decreasing your sex drive. And many women feel self -conscious about changes intheir body after many pregnancies, affecting interest in sex. Talk to your partner about this. ...Read more

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Women with low sex drive after age 40. What percentage have the problem?

Women with low sex drive after age 40. What percentage have the problem?

Quite high %: Not uncommon for women to experience fall off in sex drive associated with hormonal changes approaching or going through menopause. A number of women just "don't feel like it any more". Others begin to find sex "dirty and unpleasant". Causes can be hormonal, medical, from medication or psychological. Discuss with your gynecologist. Simple hormonal replacement therapy may take care of problem. ...Read more

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Atarax, (hydroxyzine) Prednisone or Pariet, which can cause low libido? I have VERY low sex drive after taking this medications lately...

Atarax, (hydroxyzine) Prednisone or Pariet, which can cause low libido? I have VERY low sex drive after taking this medications lately...

Depends on why on th: It could be your underlying medical condition but these meds can interfere with sleep, cause fatigue and could lead to your low libido ...Read more

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What are teatments for low sex drive in women?

Libido: Womens sex is mental and physical. Libido is affected by testosterone- yes women produce it. If shaving your legs less probably low testosterone. But your age at 32 shouldn't be this reason. Consider psychological and/or physical. Consult physician or sex therapist. ...Read more

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Why could I be having low sex drive and I'm not meaning to?

Why could I be having low sex drive and I'm not meaning to?

Have you had a PE?: A good starting place is a good physical exam which should include endocrine studies especially thyroid. If you have fatigue and dizziness upon standing, your BP needs checked sitting to standing. This checks the sympathetic ns response. CBC to check for anemia. Gyn exam to discuss functioning during sex.If all checks out ok then psychological causes need to be explored. ...Read more

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Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

No: But the reason one is prescribed this medication may. It is a mineralicorticoid. Although it is a steroid it is not sex steroid and thus would not affect sexual drive. But the conditions we use it to treat (adrenal insufficiency, orthostatic hypotension) may be a reason for low sex drive, esp adrenal insufficiency). Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

Yes, lots!: Evaluation for women w/low libido or sex drive is similar to men. Look at stress (relationship, money, work, family, friends, etc), health (diabetes, high cholesterol/blood pressure, heart disease, menopause (well, that's different)), medications, substance use (tobacco, alcohol & illicit stuff), and finally low testosterone. Assuming everything else checks out, consider a trial of testosterone. ...Read more

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How can high prolactin cause low sex drive?

How can high prolactin cause low sex drive?

Lowers hormones: High levels of prolactin suppresses the hormones combing from the hypothalamus of the brain and pituitary gland that control the testis and ovary. This is in turn lowers the amount of sex hormones that are produced (estrogen and testosterone). In some people, these lower levels reduce sex drive. ...Read more

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Does having an abortion cause a low sex drive?

Does having an abortion cause a low sex drive?

Not Necessarily: There is not a consistent link between abortion and sex drive. However, abortion could be related to other stressful circumstances, and the presence of stress, anxiety, or depression could cause decreased sexual desire. ...Read more

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Low sex drive and early ejaculation is cause by?

Low sex drive and early ejaculation is cause by?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities: anxiety, relationship conflict, depression, infrequent sex leading to quick ejaculation…. Is depression or anxiety a part of your life? If so, you might want to have a psychological or psychiatric consultation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a low sex drive during menopause?

Is it normal to have a low sex drive during menopause?

Common: Sex drive tends to decrease in women and men as they age. But studies have shown that in women desire often comes after arousal, meaning that a woman might not feel interested in sex until after foreplay has started. So if your partner still wants to have sex, don't give up. You may need to find new ways of being sexual with each other to sustain her interest. ...Read more

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Docs, could a man just naturally have a low sex drive?

Docs, could a man just naturally have a low sex drive?

There is a wide: Variation in sexual response and preferences. If your sex drive makes you wonder please ask your doc to check your hormones. There may also be a psychological component. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I hate having a low sex drive, what are ways to increase it?

I hate having a low sex drive, what are ways to increase it?

Please see your: Doc first. It may be hormonal. A mental health professional can help with possible psychological causes. Cover all bases and you have a good chance of making progress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Would having osteoporosis imperfecta lead to a low sex drive?

Would having osteoporosis imperfecta lead to a low sex drive?

No: I'm assuming you mean osteogenesis imperfecta. Oi is a condition of the connective tissues, primarily manifesting with bony fragility. Oi would not be expected to have a direct effect on one's libido. Theoretically, a fear of sustaining a fracture could lead to decreased libido, but this would not be directly caused by the oi disease process. ...Read more

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26 years old male and really low sex drive. Is there an cure for this?

26 years old male and really low sex drive. Is there an cure for this?

Depends: There are many causes for a low sex drive, and it is important that you talk to a doctor about your concerns. Some reasons for the low sex drive include a major depression, side effects from medications, thyroid problems, severe anxiety and low testosterone levels. A good talk with and physical exam from your doctor should help sort out a possible cause and lead to a treatment. ...Read more

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What is the typical course of events during menopause, and do all women end up with low sex drive?

What is the typical course of events during menopause, and do all women end up with low sex drive?

Sex drive varies: Menopause is end of menses sex drive relates to many factors including a willing and able partner, adequate vaginal lubricatiion and postmenopausal hormone supply. ...Read more

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I have such a low sex drive, and I hate having a low sex drive, so can you please tell me ways to increase it, what to do?

I have such a low sex drive, and I hate having a low sex drive, so can you please tell me ways to increase it, what to do?

Many causes: There are many possible reasons why one may have a low sex drive. The answer as to what to do about it would depend on what is causing it. There can be medical, interpersonal, psychological and natural reasons. I would start by ruling out any medical causes. But some other reasons could be depression, medications, relationship issues, anxiety or a natural low drive. ...Read more

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What should I do about low sex drive and no strong erection? Can this be corrected? What are the tests that should be taken?

What should I do about low sex drive and no strong erection? Can this be corrected? What are the tests that should be taken?

There: There are a number of possible causes. Your doctor will probably want to check out if this could be a side effect from a medication you are taking. Don't know your age, but there are certain medical conditions that can lead to sexual dysfunction. One of the really big reasons for sexual dysfunction can be emotional. If your are having issues with your partner, if you are depressed. If none of these things seem to be the cause, the doctor may do hormone studies. ...Read more

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Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more


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Loss Of Sex Drive (Definition)

This is the patient who has a decrease interest in having sexual intercourse; reasons for this can be either ...Read more